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CFPB Clarifies Heirs, Divorcees and Estate Planning Transferees Are Not Subject to Ability-to-Repay Rules

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Consumer Protection, Uncategorized The CFPB issued an interpretive rule to clarify that when a borrower dies, the name of the borrower’s heir generally may be added to the mortgage without triggering the Bureau’s Ability-to-Repay rule. This clarification will help surviving family members who acquire title to a property to take over the decedent’s mortgage, and to be considered […] Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014

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Electronic Blue Sky Filings: NASAA Proposes Model State Rules

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) has released model rules relating to the use of its Electronic Filing Depository (EFD) system for Form D and... Read more →

by   |   July 9, 2014

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GAO Wants CFPB to Focus on Virtual Currencies

Banking, Consumer Protection GAO issued a report discussing virtual currencies. One example of these is bitcoin, which was developed in 2009. Bitcoin and similar virtual currency systems operate over the... Read more →

by   |   July 6, 2014

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New C&DIs on Verification of Accredited Investor Status

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On July 3, 2014, the SEC released six new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations relating to verification of prospective investors as accredited investors for purposes of Rule... Read more →

by   |   July 5, 2014